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Value of June 1st 1878 $2 Bill from The Dominion of Canada

Dominion of Canada June 1st 1878 Two Dollar Bill

Description:   The Earl of Dufferin is pictured on the front of all 1878 $2 bills. Only about 50 authentic bank notes are known to exist. There are hundreds of counterfeits out there. If you have an 1878 $2 bill then please send us some high resolution photos of it. We can tell you if it is real and what it is worth.

Varieties:   The 1878 $2 bill we have pictured has blue serial numbers and is issued for Montreal. St. John notes have black serial numbers. Toronto notes have red serial numbers. Notes from Halifax have green serial numbers. Notes from St. John are the rarest for the series. Halifax notes are also very scarce. The Montreal and Toronto varieties are more available, but still elusive in high grades.

Quantity Printed:   2,500,000

Text:   The Dominion Of Canada – Will Pay To The Bearer June 1878 – Two Dollars – Canada Bank Note Printing Tint – British American Bank Note CoMontreal




We buy all 1878 $2 bank notes from The Dominion of Canada. Values are based purely on condition and generally range from $1,000 to $10,000. If you would like our offer, then please send us pictures of your bank note. We will grade the paper money and respond back quickly with our buy and sell price. You might be surprised at how much money some high grade notes or rare varieties can be worth.